Mike Dunleavy, Jr. cuts net after 1999 Jesuit state basketball title, its first. Photo courtesy Jesuit High School
Mike Dunleavy, Jr. cuts net after 1999 Jesuit state basketball title, its first. Photo courtesy Jesuit High School
Jesuit High School inducted class of 1999 alumnus and Chicago Bulls forward Mike Dunleavy, Jr., into the Jesuit Hall of Fame last fall. Dunleavy led the Crusaders mens basketball team to their first 20-win season and a quarterfinal appearance at the state tournament — the first since 1976. During his senior year, Jesuit won the first Metro League title since 1970 and the first state championship in school history.  

After graduation, Dunleavy attended Duke University. He played basketball for three seasons before entering the NBA draft in 2002. During his sophomore year, Duke won the national championship, and Dunleavy scored 21 points in the championship game.

Dunleavy played for the Golden State Warriors from 2002-2007. He was later traded to the Indiana Pacers in 2007 and started all 82 games, averaging 19.1 points per game. Dunleavy went on to play for the Milwaukie Bucks in 2011 and finally for the Chicago Bulls in 2013.

In 2014, Dunleavy set a playoff career-high of 35 points, including a franchise playoff record for most three-point field goals with eight against the Washington Wizards in game three of their 2014 NBA playoffs first round match-up, which the Bulls won 100-97.